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Rwf 117M Collected in ‘Light Up A Rwandan Family’ Challenge

Rwf 117M Collected in ‘Light Up A Rwandan Family’ Challenge

The “Light up a Rwandan Family” challenge (CanaChallenge) has so far collected Rwf 117 million that will be used to light up 10,000 families by the end of February…

COVID-19: RDB Closes 10 Hotels, Restaurants Over Failure to Observe Preventive Measures

COVID-19: RDB Closes 10 Hotels, Restaurants Over Failure to Observe Preventive Measures

The Rwanda Development Board(RDB) has temporarily closed and/or warned a dozen of hotels and restaurants which have failed to observe COVID-19 preventive measures that were put in…

BPR Gives New Year’s Hope to Disadvantaged Families

BPR Gives New Year’s Hope to Disadvantaged Families

The Banque Populaire du Rwanda (BPR) has offered support of health insurance, education, food and hygiene utensils to disadvantaged families in Gasabo and Bugesera district as part of the bank…

How COVID-19 Pandemic Helped Youth Rethink Business Models

How COVID-19 Pandemic Helped Youth Rethink Business Models

International surveys read that nearly 90% of young entrepreneurs report a negative impact on their business and about one quarter of those surveyed reported to have closed business completely. In…

PSF Awards Women Entrepreneur Champions to Bridge Gender Gap in Business

PSF Awards Women Entrepreneur Champions to Bridge Gender Gap in Business

The Rwanda Private Sector Federation (PSF) has awarded five champion female entrepreneurs, an event that seeks to address gender gaps in entrepreneurship. Dubbed the Women Champion’s Award, the…

PSF, Partners Propose A Formula To Include People With Disability in Business

PSF, Partners Propose A Formula To Include People With Disability in Business

The Private Sector has been encouraged to include the People with Disability in their business because their physical disability does not affect their brain. In different platforms organized to discuss…

Rwanda Revises Fuel Prices to Avoid Inflation

Rwanda Revises Fuel Prices to Avoid Inflation

The Rwanda Utility Regulatory Authority (RURA) has announced revised fuel prices for the next two months to avoid inflation. The new fuel prices to take effect on Sunday, December 19…

Rwanda, Africa50 Unveil the Kigali Innovation City Urban Masterplan

Rwanda, Africa50 Unveil the Kigali Innovation City Urban Masterplan

Africa50, the pan-African investment platform, and the Government of Rwanda, through Rwanda Development Board (RDB) and the Ministry of ICT and Innovation, on Friday unveiled the urban masterplan for…

China Injects $30M into Rwanda’s Smart Education Project

China Injects $30M into Rwanda’s Smart Education Project

Rwanda and China have signed a loan financing agreement that will support the Smart Education Project to create a solid foundation for digital education and innovation. The framework agreement signed…

Local Initiative Adding Score On Access to Technology in Education

Local Initiative Adding Score On Access to Technology in Education

A Rwandan creative company has introduced mobile technology labs that will help schools to teach practical science lessons to students especially in secondary schools. The project, currently in its pilot…

Hooza Media to Start Its Pay Per View Video Streaming Service

Hooza Media to Start Its Pay Per View Video Streaming Service

A response to the increase need of video streaming to extend branded content to a tech centric audience; An innovation supporting events and sport sectors in a period of strict…

With Oxfam, Partners, Women Smallholders in Horticulture Count

With Oxfam, Partners, Women Smallholders in Horticulture Count

 The European Union (EU) and Irish Aid through the Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning (MINECOFIN) is supporting a project that will transform smallholder farmers’ livelihoods. The Sustainable Livelihoods in…